Portrait Lenses

Portrait photography is a varied genre, from natural group photos of families to professional headshots, each portrait lens offers something different to give the desired style and impact.

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Whether your shooting classic or candid portraits, fashion magazines or wedding portraits, each Canon portrait lens is designed to match your preferred style and skill level. Using a portrait lens with a wide aperture delivers a shallow depth of field, so the background appears more blurred, which is perfect for a classic composition. For varied shoots, consider the flexible focal length of a zoom lens and be conscious of lighting to ensure you get the best from every shot.
Browse portrait lenses by mm - including the popular 50mm and 85mm. Bestselling portrait lenses include the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens, EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Lens and RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens.